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Relay cycle MTBF for 34901A Mux

Question asked by mattski on Jul 25, 2011
Latest reply on Jan 30, 2012 by Foodfast04
I have a 34901A in a 34972A instrument, I am trying to get a ballpark of the number of relay cycles before failure, i.e. 10k, 100k, 1M, etc.  I am planning to run a test for over a month continuously reading out a small voltage on several channels.  If I scan in 1 minute intervals then this will be 30*24*60=43,000 cycles per month, is there any reasonable chance of failure with this number?  

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